Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is one of the few therapies with empirical evidence to
support its efficacy. Listed below are some of the findings to date, and information about
research currently in progress.


The Emotion Management Program, LLC is also actively involved in research related to DBT.
Published results are not yet available. However, we will post our results here when they become available in published form.


Published results


Dimeff, F., Koerner, K., & Linehan, M. M. (2002). Research on Dialectical Behavior Therapy:
Summary of Data To Date


Duke University Medical Center (2004). Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT-D) for Treatment
of the Multi- Problem Elderly Depressed Patient


Koerner, K. & Linehan, M. Research on dialectical behavior therapy for patients with borderline personality disorder.Psychiatric Clinics of North America. 2000 Mar;23(1):151-67. , on PubMed.


Murphy, E. T., & Gunderson, J. (January 1999). Dialectical Behavior Therapy: A Promising
Treatment for Borderline Personality Disorder. McLean Hospital Psychiatric Update, Vol. 1(3). Massachusetts: Harvard Medical School.


Robins, C., & Chapman, A. L. (2004) Dialectical behavior therapy: Current status, recent
developments, future directions. Journal of Personality Disorders 18(1), 73-89, The Guilford